Buena Vista County Farm Bureau was recognized Nov. 30 for program excellence at the Iowa Farm Bureau annual meeting in Des Moines.
Craig Hill, IFBF vice-president, made the presentation to Frank Klahs, 2006 Buena Vista County Farm Bureau president.
The county received gold star recognition in membership, policy development, county action, net farm income, public relations, Ag in the Classroom, rural vitality and leadership development and silver star recognition for policy implementation. Gold stars recognize outstanding achievement while silver stars show above-average achievement.
Under the leadership of 2005 County President Jeff Sievers, the 2005 Farm Bureau program year was filled with a number of activities and programs that continue to tell the story of agriculture. Planning is already underway for Farm Bureau activities to be conducted during 2006.